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T-Armonds in a Ric 330/360?

Discussion in 'The Pickup Place' started by Flynnski, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Flynnski

    Flynnski Country Gent

    Apr 14, 2009
    Cheltenham UK
    Howdy.

    Anybody put TVJ T-Armonds in their Rickenbacker 330/360? :cool:
     
  2. Gretschtim1

    Gretschtim1 Country Gent

    Dec 4, 2012
    Dundalk, Md
    I've never felt the need to change them.
    I bought my 330 to get that classic Rickenbacker sound - otherwise I would not of bought the guitar.
    Ricks aren't the best guitar to play feel wise but when you want that one classic sound you've got to have a Rick to get it.
    T-armonds are great in Gretsch & Guild guitars - I don't know what they would sound like in a 330.
    I imagine a thicker, darker sound which for me would go against what I want a Rick to sound like.
    You sure have me wondering though...:).
     
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  3. Flynnski

    Flynnski Country Gent

    Apr 14, 2009
    Cheltenham UK
    I love the high gain bridge and middle positions in my 360. But the neck pup is a wee bit too bassy/vanilla sounding. Thought of
    replacing it with a toaster. Then thst got me thinking about a T-Armond.
     
  4. DaddyDog

    DaddyDog Country Gent

    Sep 18, 2011
    Mississauga, Canada
    I finally decided to play in the middle position all the time, and just use the master tone for adjustments.
     
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  5. Gretschtim1

    Gretschtim1 Country Gent

    Dec 4, 2012
    Dundalk, Md
    That's how I do it too.
    I love that balance knob.
    I often thought about putting one on my Telly.
     
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  6. NickGretsch

    NickGretsch Synchromatic

    858
    Aug 30, 2011
    Cornwall, England
    I was initially underwhelmed with the sound I was getting from my 660-12 (didn't go down too well on the official Rick site hahaha)

    That is until I bought a Janglebox. And it was a case of 'bingo'....nailing the sound I'd been trying to get. The one I have is the Byrds Ltd. Edition, fantastic.
     
  7. allmodcons

    allmodcons Electromatic

    45
    Oct 9, 2008
    Halfmoon Bay,B.C.
    I had a JangleBox,and wish I didnt sell it....! Sounds great with a Ric,for sure. I have been looking for one lately---pricey though...
     
  8. allmodcons

    allmodcons Electromatic

    45
    Oct 9, 2008
    Halfmoon Bay,B.C.
    I would be more inclined to think that a Rickenbacker Hi-Gain pickup installed in a Gretsch would be the way to go. I think those HiGains are the best pickups out there.And T-Armonds are great....